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Photographs relating to Royal Holloway College

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0505 RHC PH100-285
Held at: Royal Holloway, University of London
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Full title: Photographs relating to Royal Holloway College
Date(s): 1886-[1969]
Level of description: Subfonds of Royal Holloway College
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Extent: Approximately 38 boxes, 2 volumes
Name of creator(s): Royal Holloway College
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Photographs collected throughout the history of Royal Holloway College.


Scope and content/abstract:

Photographs, 1886-[1969], of the buildings of Royal Holloway College, including Founder's Building and its statues, various science laboratories, and the grounds. Photographs, 1937-1964, of jubilees and special occasions, including royal visits and farewell dinners. Formal group photographs of the members of Royal Holloway College, 1891-1965; the academic staff, 1894-1899; the staff of academic departments, [1898]-1912; and students of the College, 1890-1943. Photographs of student activities, 1893-[1967], including sports, drama, music and everyday life at Royal Holloway College. Individual photographs, 1896-[1962], of old students, members of the Board of Governors and Council, members of staff, and students. Portraits of Principals and Vice-Principals of Royal Holloway College, 1897-[1935].

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Arranged according to subject.

Conditions governing access:

Open to all registered users of the Royal Holloway, University of London Archive.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be supplied, subject to the condition of the original. Requests to publish original material should be directed to the College Archivist.

Finding aids:

'A guide to Royal Holloway College Archives' by Derryan Paul, Jun 1973.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Allied Materials

Related material:

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

The history of Royal Holloway College, 1886-1986 (Constable, London, 1987), by Caroline Bingham.

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the AIM25 project.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with general International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Apr 2000

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